Quick hits: CMS Innovation Center; New medical MVNO

By: Brian Dolan | Nov 17, 2010        

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WiThings WiFi ScaleA proving ground for mHealth reimbursement: No news here really, but it’s now official: CMS has launched The New Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. CMMI Website

Health smartphones for newly announced medical MVNO? Cytta says it is now a medical mobile virtual network operator that will offer “health smartphones” on its network. Release

Stroke prediction: St. Jude study shows effectiveness of telemonitoring for predicting stroke. MedGadget

Employers are ready to raise the stakes for health incentives. LA Times

What if your doctor could monitor your weight at a distance? WiThings adds “share” function to the web portal connected to its WiFi-enabled scales. WiThings

In case you missed it: STD diagnostic testing via a mobile phone. WIRED